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  • Too many shots : part two

    by Kikkerdirk | 4th of January, 2010

    It really takes time to take good pictures, it only takes seconds to take a snapshot! There are a lot of considerations to take, making beautiful pictures. If you don't want to depend on a 'lucky shot', take your time, and you will notice results quickly. Everybody has... More
  • Experimenting with food photos

    by Gmargittai | 21st of October, 2009

    Food photography as Amitai says, is definitely not an easy field. There is so much demand and money in it that the pros perfected it to the maximum. When I tried it before, the results were disastrous and I thought I will never be able to come close to a picture that could... More
  • 5 Still Life Lighting Tips for Beginners

    by Tanyae | 16th of October, 2009

    I'd like to share with you a quite useful note from Digital Photography School web-site: Lighting is the single most important element of “Still Life” photography. The way a photographer uses light for still life will add mood, give context, provide interest, and ultimately,... More
  • Object Photography Basics

    by Sangiorzboy | 31st of July, 2009

    This brief guide focuses on pointing out some tips for the photo enthusiasts out there who want to get profficient in object photography. The key feature of this topic is Lighting. There are two main object photography scenarios: isolated objects and objects in... More
  • Corrective Techniques for portraits

    by Creativei | 7th of April, 2009

    Here is the first part of my blog, which I promised will share here, this is a Exclusive Bobby Lane's Class. The successful portrait photographer realizes that his principal aim is to obtain characteristic likenesses of his subjects. At the same time, however, he must... More
  • Lighting questions - advice wanted :)

    by Eclecticelegance | 7th of April, 2009

    I have a couple of lighting questions for you all that I was hoping maybe you all could give me some advice on. 1.) I have noticed many photos here of old books that are photographed in low light, such as this photo or this photo. I think that it looks... More
  • Food As Photography

    by Aughty | 26th of March, 2009

    One of my favorite subject is food for many reasons. Being a vegan I have always had a special passion for fresh foods. I take time to enjoy the foods I grow in my square foot garden and the ones I buy from my favorite grocer. Here are some of the foods I have... More
  • Video Clip From Stock Photo Lighting Workshop

    by Photoshow | 13th of March, 2009

    Here is a quick 2 minute look at some of the action from the recent Rinder / Deal Workshop at Vegas Vision Studios Click on HQ on the player to get the high deff version of this video To stay current with the weekly workshop and shootout schedules now being offered... More
  • Vegas Vision Studio Photo Lighting Workshop Series

    by Photoshow | 3rd of March, 2009

    Vegas Vision Studios is happy to announce the launch of our new Wednesday Night Lighting Workshops. Every Wednesday we will open the studio up from 6-9PM for a small group workshop specifically targeting a single lighting technique. For more information please... More
  • Lighting and the ollympus camera equipment

    by Petroruth | 12th of February, 2009

    Hello i have an olympus E-510 camera and a 14-42mm lens and a 50-200mm lens and a olympus FL-36 flash. I have most of my interior rejections due to lighting and artifacting. I do not have great technical capabilities although I am willing to learn. i am open to discussion... More
  • Lighting issues with shooting macro.

    by Mattwatt | 7th of February, 2009

    It seems that I still have a lot to learn about lighting. And if I had the opportunity and lived in a location to get some education about this, I definitely would. So I'm writing this for others that are in a similar boat (here's an oar). I am new to stock and really... More
  • Freeze toilet bowl water in action (Those who hate to scrub toilet bowls, read this.)

    by Yhca | 3rd of February, 2009

    Anyone wants to try to take water in action? I must say I took a long time to get this right. My first image was rejected for incorrect exposure. It was hard for me to take this image at night with the toilet lights on, so I waited til day to take this shot. I had a problem.... More
  • My Photography Experience

    by Yhca | 26th of January, 2009

    I have joined DT since 2004 and I must say I am one of the few thousand photographers in DT then. I used a Canon Powershot A80 point-and-shoot camera to shoot all my previous photographs without any tripod or artificial lighting, all using natural light coming from my home... More
  • My first attempts at studio images

    by Fultonsphoto | 13th of January, 2009

    As can be seen from my PF, for anyone interested in taking a look, the majority of my images are nature/wildlife related and I make use of what lighting, composition and subject matter are naturally available to me. That said, I did try my hand at some still life images... More
  • So much easier!

    by Teekaygee | 10th of January, 2009

    I often struggle with lighting on my photos; particularly those taken indoors. The layout of my house is not so good, and our weather is often so dark and dreary that very little light comes in the windows anyway. Sometimes it is so dark that the best shutter speed I can... More
  • Full Body Isolation - A Quick Tutorial

    by Photoshow | 16th of October, 2008

    So anyone who has submitted to microstock for more then a couple weeks already knows that one of the most popular styles of imagery offered here is the Isolated Model over white. While it is not horribly difficult it does take some skill to master and without a little... More
  • It’s Been Framed!

    by Raptormusic | 8th of October, 2008

    Continuous advances in cameras, especially digital ones have made the science easier, so in theory anyone should be able to catch that perfect picture! I have to admit I was upset when digital cameras first came out and thought it would destroy the soul of photography.... More
  • Vegas Vision Studios Lighting Technique

    by Photoshow | 24th of September, 2008

    A small gift from Vegas Vision Studios Low Key Portriature Lighting Setup. Background is black Duvatine Model must be 4-5 feet from background to prevent key and fill lights from spilling onto background and lighting it. Lighting Diagram More
  • 3 Fashion Shoot Lighting Setups using Flashguns

    by Yanc | 4th of September, 2008

    Hi guys! Another blog entry at Yanik's Photo School featuring 3 lighting setups using flashguns. Check it out here! Yanik More
  • Studio flash kits under $300 - AMAZING!

    by Litifeta | 9th of August, 2008

    Great deal for DREAMSTIME photographers. I promised a review of a set of amazing studio light kits which are being made available to stock photographers direct from the factory. I have finished an initial review, and you can CLICK HERE to read that review. Boling are... More

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